On Friday, October 2017, troops and federal police were deployed after several government and environmental agency buildings were set on fire by hundreds of armed men in the town of Humaíta in the Brazilian Amazon.
When you first meet Danielle Michon, she immediately stands out. Not just because she is a native French-Canadian native living in the small town of Valladolid, Mexico, but because she radiates positivity and compassion.
Casa San Jose is a community based non-profit organization that works directly with the Latino community providing integration services and empowering families to be self-sufficient.
It doesn’t come as news to anybody that we live in a highly controversial world. Especially thanks to the collaborative environment fostered by social media, revolts have sparked over no less than the changing color of a Starbucks cup and its supposed underlying meaning. It is therefore quite shocking to me that one store’s name has been completely overlooked in this flurry of arguments and political correctness.
This past weekend I had the opportunity to travel off campus from my university in Heredia, Costa Rica and see the beautiful town of La Fortuna including the breathtaking Volcán Arenal in the Northern lowlands.
To many, the topic of plant varieties holds little interest. However, in countries like Mexico, the many different types of corn cultivated in the past are deeply ingrained in the culture, history, and traditions today. Corn originated in Mexico, and the beginnings of its cultivation nearly 9,000 years ago completely changed the way people eat1. Civilizations like the Maya, Olmec, Aztec, and Inca all have gods and legends that involve corn.